Archive for Florida Marlins

Question for Topps: Where’s the rest of the jersey?

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , on November 11, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

2009GinterBillyTheMarlinHere we have a 2009 Topps Allen & Ginter Billy The Marlin relic card that is short printed to just 250 copies. If one were to obtain every Billy relic card and remove the swatches, you may have enough fabric to make ONE sleeve on a regular-size baseball jersey. So, assuming that Billy wears a larger-than-normal size jersey and that we’ll never see another relic card featuring the Florida Marlins mascot, I ask Topps: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE REST OF BILLY’S JERSEY?


1993 Pinnacle Expansion Draft Cards Were Awesome

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , on October 14, 2009 by Cardboard Icons
Both of these teams have won or appeared in the World Series. Sorry Cubs fans, can;t say the same for your club.

Both of these teams have won or appeared in the World Series. Sorry Cubs fans, can't say the same for your club.

I was thumbing through some commons last night and came across these two 1993 Pinnacle cards of Walt Weiss and Dante Bichette, two of the first cards produced of the then-new Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins franchises. Aren’t these things awesome?

Card of the Day: 1998 Fleer Tradition Mike Piazza (Marlins)

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 2, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

Five. That’s how many games future Hall of Famer Mike Piazza played for the Florida Marlins. Remember that because it will be the answer to a trivia question one day. And in the right situation it could be worth a million dollars. You never know. Continue reading